From the August 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Federal Actions

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Joseph A. Califano Jr., Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, signed regulations aimed at banning discrimination against 35,000,000 disabled Americans, 10,000,000 alcoholics, and 1,500,000 drug addicts.

The regulations, which took effect June 1, could force sweeping changes in employment practices, building design, and services in schools, colleges, and hospitals that receive...

-- Nancy Hicks